PORTSMOUTH — Three early game home runs propelled the Clay Lady Panthers to a dominating 22-4 win over Western in SOC I play.
First inning homers by Preslee Lutz and Kailey Ware and a second inning bomb by Megan Bazler were part of a pair of seven run innings as the Lady Panthers improved their overall record to 13-4 (7-1).
Clay remains in second place in the SOC I race, behind only Notre Dame who is unbeaten with one meeting to go against the Lady Panthers.
Seven different Clay hitters had multi-hit days, including senior Kat Cochran who went 4-of-5 with three runs scored and two RBI.
Clay: 7 7 0 1 7 — 22 24 2
Western: 1 0 0 2 1 — 4 6 1
W: Lutz (C), L: Ware (W)
Kat Cochran 4-5, 3R, 2RBI
Shae Edgington 3-5, 3R, RBI
Megan Bazler HR, 2B, 3R, 3RBI
Shaley Munion 1-2, 3R
Preslee Lutz 2-3, HR, 2R, 3RBI
Morgan McCoy 1-2, R, RBI
Kailey Ware 3-3, HR, R, 2RBI
Cassidy Bazler 1-1, R, RBI
Adrianna McCoy 1-2, RBI
Delaney Bowen James 1-2, R, RBI
McKenzie Loper 2-3, 2B, 3R, RBI